Events and Campaigns



The council organises and supports a range of events and campaigns in the borough. Use the links below to find out more about what's happening this year.


Free public events


2016 is a busy year for King's Lynn as the borough council launches another ambitious programme of public events. Open the Events page and be sure to make a note of the dates in your diary.




Bespak Grand East Anglia Run


Bespak Grand East Anglia Run is a 10k road race which starts and finishes in King’s Lynn’s historic Tuesday Market Place. This year's race takes place on Sunday 1 May 2016. The Bespak Grand East Anglia Run and Mini GEAR fun run is a Borough Council of King's Lynn & West Norfolk event, organised by Alive Leisure and sponsored by Bespak


For more information and to enter please visit:


Festival Too


Festival Too is a free open air music festival which takes place in King's Lynn during June and July. Sponsored by local businesses, the event includes a spectacular firework display, street entertainment, pop and rock concerts.


For more information please see:


King's Lynn Festival


The internationally renowned King’s Lynn Festival includes a mix of classical recitals, folk and jazz music, talks, exhibitions and films.


For more information please visit:


For details of more events in west Norfolk please see:

Press Office


Press Release Archive


The press office issues regular releases about council events, services and policy. Recent releases issued to the media are published on our website homepage under the news section. An archive of all releases issued in 2015 and 2016 is also available. All media enquiries and filming requests are dealt with by the press office.


Journalists who require information about council policy, events or issues affecting the borough can contact the press office.


Please call 01553 616711 or 01553 616506 or e-mail:


 Press Release Archive


An archive of all news releases issued in 2015 and 2016.


 Filming requests


The Communications department also acts as the main point of contact for people wishing to film on council property. This section includes our Filming Guidelines, details of popular locations and information about how to apply to film on council property.

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Last updated: 22 February 2016
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